JAVA Option '-Dhttp.nonProxyHosts' Does Not Work on Windows OS
Platform notice: Server and Data Center only. This article only applies to Atlassian products on the Server and Data Center platforms.
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*Except Fisheye and Crucible
When Stash is running on a Windows OS, if there are more than one host that needs to bypass the outgoing proxy and you have configured Stash to use an outbound proxy with the -Dhttp.nonProxyHosts JVM argument, connections to those sites are not bypassing the proxy and the connection between the application running on those servers and Stash is failing.
- Windows OS only
The error messages in the logs will vary based on what application that you are connecting to. Removing the -Dhttp.nonProxyHosts setting from the Java arguments allows for Stash to communicate with the servers correctly (but causes features like manage add-ons to loose connection to the Marketplace.
The -Dhttp.nonProxyHosts setting for Java are defined incorrectly
(Note that the entire list of exceptions is enclosed in the " characters and the | (or) is not escaped with the \ character
To change this setting for Stash Running as a process, .
- Stop Stash
- Edit the <Stash_Install>\bin\setenv.bat file
- Modify the -Dhttp.nonProxyHosts setting
- Save the file
- Start Stash
To change this setting for Stash running as a service:
- Stop Stash Service
- At a CMD prompt, change to the <Stash_Install>/bin directory
- Run tomcat8w.exe //ES//ServiceName (Default ServiceName is AtlassianStash)
- Click on the Java Tab
- Edit the -Dhttp.nonProxyHosts setting
- Start the Stash Service
This KB does not apply to Stash running on Linux OS's.